|Insight: James Woolsey / Alice Thomas / Disney Artist / Sound Advice|
James Woolsey - A former CIA director turned venture capitalist is in Sacramento this week for a couple of talks. Today on Insight, James Woolsey tells you about national security and alternative energy. Alice Thomas - You'll meet a local woman who graduated from law school at the age of 79. Alice Thomas graduated from McGeorge School of Law and now works at McGeorge's Legal Clinic on issues of immigration, bankruptcy and foreclosure...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; McGeorge School of Law; McGeorge Legal Clinic; University of the Pacific; James Woolsey; Alice Thomas; Disney artist; Anthony Shafer; Sound Advice: Jazz; Dennis Newhall
|Insight: Rock & Roll Museum / Stephanie Taylor / Follow ups|
Rock & Roll Museum - Sacramento has its very own rock and roll museum in midtown that features posters, playbills and riders from Sacramento and Davis bands and venues. Today on Insight, the founders of the museum tell you how a decorating idea turned into a massive collection of local rock memorabilia. They're also looking for posters from local bands. Stephanie Taylor - Artist Stephanie Taylor has a new exhibit opening this week in Sacramento...
Keywords: Rock & Roll Museum; Dennis Newhall; Jeff Hughson; Stephanie Taylor; muralist; Between Ice & Stone; used text books; Liberia; Casey Robbins; world land speed record; motorcycle speed record; Rocky Robinson; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Census Workers / Ceramics Show / Lionel Loueke / Sound Advice|
Census Workers - The national census takes place every 10 years, with the aim of counting every person living in the United States. That's a big job and the Census Bureau hires hundreds of thousands of people to do the work. Today on Insight, Barbara Ferry, Senior Partnership and Outreach Specialist, tells you about the Census and what workers can expect. Ceramics Show - Ceramic art is one of the art forms the Sacramento area is best known for and that's due in large part to the works of Lee Kav...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; census workers outreach; United States census; ceramic art show; Lee Kavaljian; Tony Natsoulas; Lionel Loueke, jazz guitarist; studio performance; live performance; Sound Advice: Rock and Folk; Dennis Newhall; David Watts Barton
|Insight: Public Safety Cuts / Crime Rate Impact / Tower Records Documentary / Sound Advice: Record Sale|
Public Safety Cuts - You know the city budget is in big trouble when councilmembers vote to lay off cops, but that's happening in Sacramento. Which positions are being cut? And what does it mean for the City of Sacramento? Today on Insight, we'll talk with Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Lillis about it. Crime Rate Impact? - Sacramento's Police Department is preparing to change how it polices in the city after being hit with a $12.2 million cut...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento budget cuts; Ryan Lillis, reporter, The Sacramento Bee; William Vizzard, Professor, Criminal Justice Dept., CSU Sacramento State; Tower Records Documentary; Colin Hanks; Tom Hanks; actor; All Things Must Pass The Rise and Fall of Tower Records; Kickstarter; Sean Stuart; Record Sale; Dennis Newhall
|Insight: Capitol Chat / 2012 Olympic Hopefuls / The Readers of Homer / Sound Advice: The Record Sale|
Capitol Chat - It's been nearly a week since California lawmakers sent the upcoming year's spending plan to Governor Jerry Brown, but the saga of the budget drama continues as the legislature approves lingering trailer bills. In our weekly Capitol Chat we'll discuss this and everything else of interest happening at the California Capitol over the past few days with the Sacramento Bee's state budget and politics reporter Kevin Yamamura...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Kevin Yamamura, state budget and political reporter, The Sacramento Bee; Kim Conley, runner competing at Olympic trials; Sacramento Running Association; Readers of Homer, The; TROH; Sound Advice: The Record Sale; Dennis Newhall
|Insight: "West of the West" / "Under Our Skin" / Sound Advice: Rock|
"West of the West" - There's the California you see in postcards and TV shows and then there's the California that most of us actually live in. That's the terrain explored in "West of the West," a new book by journalist and author Mark Arax. He lives in Fresno and was a senior writer at the Los Angeles Times. His other books include the 2003 bestseller "The King of California" which he co-wrote. "Under Our Skin" - A long-running controversy over Lyme Disease is explored in the new documentary "U...
Keywords: West of the West; Mark Arax; Los Angeles Times; King of California; Under Our Skin; Lyme disease documentary; Jordan Fisher Smith; Nature Noir; park ranger; Sound Advice: Rock; Dennis Newhall; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Who, The; Bob Dylan; U2
|Insight: Oil and Animals / Top-Two Primary / Douglas Newton / Sound Advice|
Oil and Animals - What should be done for birds caught up in oil spills? Does cleaning them actually help them survive? Today on Insight, we'll talk with a UC Davis biologist who has been studying the effect of oil on birds for the last 20 years. We'll also check in on animal rescue operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Top-Two Open Primary - In the June election, California voters said yes to a top-two open primary...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; oiled animals; UC Davis biologist; animal rescue operation; Gulf oil spill; top-two primary; California proposition 14; Washington state top-two voting system; Douglas Newton; studio performance; live performance; Don't Look Down; Sound Advice: Record Sale; Dennis Newhall
|Insight: Capitol Chat: The Supreme Court / Sactown Dining Collective / Crime Novel Conference / Sound Advice: Blues|
Capitol Chat: The Supreme Court - The Supreme Court finished hearing testimony for and against the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act this week. Regional Correspondent for McClatchy, Michael Doyle, reports on the high court for Northern California and joins us for this week's Capitol Chat to discuss what the possible future for the ACA might be. Sactown Dining Collective - Sactown Dining Collective is a group of mostly chefs - some restaurant owners, coffee house owners and more - that...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat: The Supreme Court; Michael Doyle, Regional Correspondent for McClatchy; Sactown Dining Collective; Pajo Bruich, executive chef at Lounge On20; Left Coast Crime Convention; Jacqueline Winspear, mystery author; Catriona McPhearson, mystery author; Cindy Sample, mystery author; Sound Advice: Blues; Dennis Newhall
|Insight: May Revise / Parrot Rescue / Blue Thumb / Faith Prince / Troy Conrad|
May Revise - Governor Brown just released his revised budget. Today on Insight, we'll talk about it with Capital Public Radio News' Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ. Parrot Rescue - A local parrot rescue organization is fielding inquires and trying to get the word out about adoptions due to the recent release of a the Disney animated movie "Rio," which features a talking parrot who can't fly. Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue has taken in a number of birds due to the recession and area foreclosur...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget May revise; Marianne Russ, Capitol Bureau Chief; parrot rescue group; Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue; Dennis Newhall, Mickaboo volunteer (and CPR music host); Regional Water Authority; Blue Thumb water efficiency program; Faith Prince; Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra; Troy Conrad, comedian; Comedy Jesus
|Insight: School Tax and Bond Measures / Edgar Degas in Turlock / Saxophonist Eric Darius / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
School Tax/Bond Measures - Schools fared well this election cycle. Voters overwhelmingly approved school bond measures in Sacramento and Davis. Plus, voters said yes to Governor Jerry Brown's Â¼ cent sales tax, which will generate revenue for education around the state. We're speaking with school districts in Davis and Sacramento to understand what kind of boost these measures will provide their K-12 instruction...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; school tax-bond measures; Degas exhibit at Carnegie Arts Center; Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle; Robert Flynn Johnson, curator, Degas exhibit at Carnegie Arts Center; Rebecca Phillips Abbott, director, Carnegie Arts Center; Eric Darius, saxophonist and composer; On a Mission; Sound Advice: '60s and '70s Reissues; Dennis Newhall
|Insight: Student Loans / Heatwave / Hot 8 Brass Band / Sound Advice: 60s & 70s|
Student Loans - Over the last few years student debt has jumped, but the job opportunities after college have been slashed. How are students now approaching loans? Is the cost of college still worth it? We'll discuss pitfalls of borrowing for school in the midst of a recession with the president of The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS), Lauren Asher, the director of financial aid at Sacramento State University, Craig Yamomoto, and a student struggling to pay back her student loan ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; student loans; college costs; Lauren Asher, President, The Institute for College Access and Success; Craig Yamomoto, Director of Financial Aid, Sacramento State University; Brooke Purvis; Heatwave basketball team; Reggie Davis, Owner, Heatwave basketball team; Hot 8 Brass Band; Bennie Pete, leader, Hot 8 Brass Band; Terrell Batiste, Hot 8 Brass Band; Sound Advice: 60s and 70s; Dennis Newhall